Q: Aristarchus was an astronomer who taught that the sun was?

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Aristarchus of Samos

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Aristotle did not believe that the Sun was at the center; he thought Earth was. Aristarchus, a Greek astronomer, is probably the earliest person we know of who supported a heliocentric solar system.

Pythagoras Aristotle is correct (from SOS)

I'm not aware that any observer EVER argued that "all planets except Earth" orbited the Sun. The first person we know of to argue that the Sun was the center of things, and that the Earth orbited the Sun, was Aristarchus of Samos, a Greek astronomer and mathematician about 2400 years ago.

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